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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: president obama questioned whether the real mitt romney was at last night's debate-- a criticism romney's spokesman dismissed as damage control. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we get the latest on the candidates' appearances today, as they reprised last night's messages about jobs and the economy. >> brown: plus, we have our own debate on the differing approaches to taxes and deficit reduction. >> woodruff: then, we turn to the war in syria, as skirmishes spill over the border with turkey for a second day in a row. >> brown: we come back to last night's debate with two takes on how it was received. ray suarez talked to voters in the swing state of florida. >> i didn't hear what i need to about jobs. that is the number one interest of generally everyone in the united states. >> woodruff: and in our regular "daily download" segment, margaret warner explores how the face off played in social media. >> brown: and it hasn't happened in baseball in 45 years. we
on the battle for north carolina. jeffrey brown reports on the tightening presidential contest. >> brown: barack obama won this state in 2008 by the slimmest of margins with help from a large african-american turnout. four years later in a down economy it looks like his challenge will be even greater. >> woodruff: and we talk with national public radio's greg allen. he focuses on the outreach to hispanics in the tar heel state. >> ifill: then margaret warner updates the investigation into the assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> woodruff: we look at new findings showing australia's great barrier reef has lost half its coral in the last 27 years. >> ifill: and we close with snapshots of three of this year's macarthur genius award winners, each with a unique view of war. >> people tend to look at the military, they tend to look at war and they tend to look at conflict as something very black and white. it's not like that at all. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: creating new enriching experiences. through intel's philos
to smoky cabins and labor woes, we get the latest on troubles at american airlines. >> ifill: jeffrey brown updates the story of the butler accused of stealing documents from the pope and leaking them to the press. >> woodruff: hari sreenivasan travels to the electorally important swing state of iowa where the polls opened last week. >> a recent des moines register poll found less than 2% of iowa voters were undecided, which means the campaigns could benefit from locking in votes early. >> ifill: margaret warner examines a genetic breakthrough that could allow doctors to diagnose and treat seriously ill infants sooner. >> woodruff: and we close by returning to a conversation with tonight's debate moderator, our own jim lehrer about his book on past presidential debates. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> w
. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, marcia coyle of the "national law journal" walks us through a term that will tackle affirmative action, and may decide disputes over same-sex marriage and civil rights law. >> woodruff: then we turn to the presidential campaign and the analysis of stuart rothenberg and susan page as the candidates fine tune their messages days before the first debate. >> brown: we zero in on one issue confronting the candidates. hari sreenivasan reports on the safety net program known as medicaid. >> anyone of us at an advanced age really is just one fall away from a broken hip that could end you up in a nursing home. >> woodruff: ray suarez talks with author hedrick smith. his new book explores the dismantling of the american dream for the middle class. >> brown: and we look at oppression and empowerment for women around the world, with journalists and filmmakers nicholas kristof and sheryl wudunn. >> once you give a woman education and a chance to work, she can astound you. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonig
brown and elizabeth warren, debated for the second time last night. the two were combative as they staked out opposite positions on issues ranging from job creation to bringing home troops from afghanistan. nbc's david gregory of "meet the press" was the moderator, and they also clashed over brown's claim of partisan independence. >> if he is re-elected, that increases the odds that the republicans will control the senate and that he can block president obama's agenda. >> if you're going to comment on my record, i would at least have you refer to it -- >> can we -- >> excuse me, excuse me. >> go ahead, senator. >> excuse me, i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond. thank you. >> recent polls before the debate showed elizabeth warren with a small lead over scott brown. >>> and last night on "the rachel maddow show," congressman barney frank weighed in on the debate. he explained scott brown's stance and what he believes are inconsistencies in his campaign. >> here's a man who claims he's supportive of a woman's right to choose, who says he believes in lega
. in the senate candidate in massachusetts, scott brown and elizabeth warren. this one hour debate courtesy of the university of massachusetts, and the boston herald, moderated by david gregory. >> moderator of meet the press and welcome to the center of massachusetts co-sponsored by the university and the boston herald. i am joined by the two candidates, miss elizabeth warren and a senator scott brown. welcome to both of you. a thank you for being here. just a note about the rules, basically there are none. no set time limits. what i hope is a healthy discussion of the important issues facing this country and in this race. i can't been -- i champion the to a few -- the two of you. i would like to begin where it seems this campaign has been, in the area of the personal. some personal friction and issues between the two of you. ms. warren, i want to start with questions about your native american heritage. there seems to be a lot of questions about this. i want to see if we can clear these things up. you have listed yourself as a minority in a faculty directory in 1986. you continue to miss
times. >> brown: of course that won't stop us from watching... especially by chief justice roberts. >> that's right. chief justice roberts is a very conservative justice. i don't think his ruling in the health care law changes that one bit. >> brown: now the case that they did argue today. it's about using u.s. courts to bring international human rights law into effect against multinational corporations. >> right. brown: trying to spit it out. mulley national corporations is what i'm trying to say. >> it involves a 1789 law, the alien tort statute. very simple, straight-forward law that says federal courts have jurisdiction over actions brought by aliens who have been basically injuredded by violations of international law or violations of treaties of the united states. this is oal business. the court heard arguments last term on whether corporations could be held liable under that statute. then it later ordered reargument on a broader question. that is whether these cases can be brought in u.s. courts against any defendant who committed a violation in a foreign country. and today
morning news" for wednesday, october 3, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. round one tonight. this evening president obama and mitt romney face off in the first of three scheduled debates. the topic tonight in denver domestic affairs including the economy, health care reform and immigration and the clock is ticking. the election is less than five weeks away and the stakes are high. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning to you? >> reporter: first debates get the most attention of all of them and the first 30 minutes are said to be the most important. president obama needs to hold on to the momentum he's built. mitt romney needs to turn the entire race around with tens of millions of people watching tonight. the stage is built. the cameras are in place. and the candidates are in their final hours of preparation. mitt romney took a break from his rehearsal to grab a burrito bowl at chipotle. president obama visited hoover dam. when they arrive at the university of denver tonight they will face a lot of questions about the economy. there will be six segments 1
to be a gaping hole inside if he didn't quick throw. >> al: bryce brown is the running back here. that action up front. pierre-paul and demetress bell. pierre-paul who's going to cost them five yards. >> referee: defense number 90. five yard penalty. remains first down. >> al: jason pierre-paul, a guy who was picked number one. jerry reese has done a pretty masterful job as the general manager. picked first in the 2010 draft out of south florida. right now if there's a better defensive lineman in the league, call us collect. first and five. mccoy setting up a second down. and look, there are a lot of great defensive linemen in the league. if you had a choice right now who to pick and again age would be a consideration. >> cris: sure. >> al: name somebody else. >> cris: he is the best right now. demarcus ware maybe down there with the cowboys. there's some other ones. he's got a little blood coming out of that mouth, too. the philadelphia eagles with chips and slams and bangs and all the attention they're paying to him, he's got a little blood drawn. >> al: second and one. and finally springs one
billionaire business owner of the cleveland browns. can he turn this sort of hard knocks nfl team into a winning franchise? that's the big question. we've got the rock and roll hall of fame ceo. do you know paul newman is from cleveland? the list goes on. here at the rock and roll hall of fame, huge tourist attraction. we have every single business. the political leader, the governor of this state joining us live this afternoon. not to mention the mayor of cleveland frank jackson and so much more, the biggest business people. we have the company lubrizol that warren buffett just bought. need we forget the cleveland indians, coming up at 3:00 p.m. eastern, we have the president of cleveland indians coming up. all that and more. but the new owner coming up next. we will see you then. -- new owner of the cleveland browns coming up next. we will see you then. want to try to crack it? yeah, that's the way to do it! now we need a little bit more... a little bit more vanilla? this is great! [ male announcer ] at humana, we believe there's never been a better time to share your passions..
, the candidates for the u.s. senate seat in massachusetts, scott brown and elizabeth warren, debated for the second time last night. the two were combative as they staked out opposite positions on issues ranging from creating jobs to bringing troops home from afghanistan. with nbc's david gregory of "meet the press" as moderator, they also clashed over brown's claim of partisan independence. >> if he's re-elected, that increases the odds that the republicans will control the senate and that he can block president obama's agenda. >> if you're going to comment on my record, i would at least have you refer to it -- >> can we just -- >> excuse me. excuse me. we're not -- >> go ahead, senator. >> excuse me. i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond, okay? thank you. >> well, recent polls before the debate showed elizabeth warren with a small lead over scott brown. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. joyriding may land one philadelphia child in jail. police are preparing to charge the 10-year-old with auto theft. surveillance
brown. this morning in afghanistan the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide attack that killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a patrol. americans have a large presence there. nato is trying to sort out a weekend attack in afghanistan that left two americans dead. the casualties push the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. drew levinson reports. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking
. joan, thanks so much. coming up -- yours at least was legitimate. >>> coming up, what can brown do for you? he's running for re-election up in ohio. but he's got karl rove money machine, whole money machine coming at him, and he's taking him on pretty well. he's doing well. we're going to learn something about winning in a good old state like ohio. republicans have been searching without success over the country for voter fraud and now they finally found it in their own campaign. the biggest case of alleged registration fraud in the country and the republicans are caught paying for it and holding the bag. we can't wait to get to that one. >>> we're going to visit that peril republican universe where mitt romney leads, by the way, in every poll in that universe. the republicans really believe in a liberal conspiracy involving all the pollsters of this country left and right, enthe fox pollsters? maybe they just don't accept the legitimacy of a democratic president, any democratic president. >>> let me finish with my belief that presidential debates are often unfair and almost always
brown, diana's co-director of the advancement project, a civil rights organization that filed the lawsuit. thank you for your time. we played that state lawmaker who said if that law was in effect in pennsylvania, he felt that governor romney would win that state, done. the polling shows opposite. nevertheless there was a concern. let's talk about the split decision. the judge is blocking it for now, but what happens next? >> well, you know, this is a big victory for democracy. it paves the way for free, fair, and accessible voting. we know that there were hundreds of thousands of people who would have been impacted by this and would not have had the i.d. we're very pleased that, in fact, in november people can vote without that i.d. we will continue to fight this law because we know that in the end that it impacts elderly voters, young voters and people of color and veterans in the state of pennsylvania. >> what's interesting and the irony we've been talking about is that there was always a great debate that there was no proof of significant voter fraud, not just in pennsylva
trotting, what can i say? hi, willie. >> what was your initial reaction to the elizabeth warren/scott brown debate. >> scott brown fell into the trap that sometimes male politicians fall into when they debate women. he looked overbearing and angry. and you particularly can't do that when you're debating a woman candidate. i thought he was in a lot of trouble as a result of this. he's behind anyway, but now he looks mad, angry, and i think that's a -- >> okay. well, that race is fascinating. the debate was last night and we have fascinating clips of that. and also the look at preparations of the presidential debates a day away. but first, we'll start with afghanistan. nato's secretary general says there's a possibility that western forces could be withdrawn from afghanistan more quickly than previously planned. he suggested the deadly spike of insider attacks has hit the morale of former troops serving in the war zone. and today's front page of the "new york times" claims the u.s. is abandoning its hopes for a peace deal with the taliban. the "times" reports american officials are essentiall
the high court is about to take up that will directly impact california. >> and governor jerry brown makes a decision on a bill drafted in response to b.a.r.t.'s decision last year to cut cell phone reception during a protest. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> crews in san jose are working to reopen a road that was closed down early this morning when a driver hit a pole knocking down several power lines. the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the interception of almendinger expressway. it appears the 18-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel. she suffered nonlife threatening injuries. thousands of people lost power ove
warren and scott brown are going to face off again, second debate for them. and it comes as a new poll is out showing a mass shift in massachusetts. and joip our conversation on twitter. you can find us @tamronhall and @newsnation. this is my song pick of the day. [ male announcer ] your mouth is cleanest after a dentist visit. ♪ but between check-ups, it goes through a lot. ♪ tartar builds and that feeling fades. with new listerine® ultraclean™, you can keep it dentist clean. it's the only mouthwash with proven tartar control and new everfresh™ technology for a powerful dentist clean feeling up to 3x longer. ahhhhhhhh. [ male announcer ] keep your mouth dentist clean with new listerine® ultraclean™. power to your mouth™. constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. >>> early voting begins tomorrow in another battleground state, ohio. and a new poll by the columbus dispatch shows that the p
is something that haunts them for the rest of his career that has to do with his memos and the browned keyboard education case. why do you tell us what his role wasn't quite turned out to be controversial? >> guest: he wrote a lot of memos in those memos doubled out in stage in a very rough sequence over many years later. what he did, so he gets there and percolating up through the courts already going back to 1950 are the cases of the naacp legal and education defense fund that thurgood marshall is actually bringing and he is building at sort of brick by brick, block by block or go thurgood marshall not yet of course the justice of the supreme court. he is making the case that plessy versus ferguson and, which defined the acceptability of separate but equal, they are making the case to the naacp that this cannot be, cannot remain the law of the land and it is pretty clear that the case that is going to become a very important one for the court and it's actually a year that rehnquist is there is brown versus board of education. which turns out in fact to be the case that strikes that document d
manson and his followers lived. governor jerry brown will decide if davis will be released. >> "the washington post" reports on new secret service policies. excessive drinking has been prohibited so has sharing work related information on social media. five months ago more than a dozen secret service employees were accused of drunken partying. >> "usa today" says 10% of all workers work from home. census figures show an extra 4.2 million workers telecommuting at least one day a week. people who work only at home earn more than people who work outside the home. >> the "wall street journal" has a halloween horror story. starbucks stores have been running out of the pumpkin sauce for their popular pumpkin spies latte. customers get upset when their store runs out. starbucks blames the shortages on infrequent deliveries at some locations. a lot of pain in the world. it may be the beginning of fall but it looks like winter in the northern plains. parts of north dakota could get up to ten inches of snow from a storm that started on thursday. the wet heavy snow made travel difficult and kn
near his body at the scene. the family says it was planted. >>> governor brown vetoed a bill that would have banned government agencies like bart cutting off cell phone service without a court order. that's what bart did during a protest against a bart police shooting. the bill was a direct response to that decision. the governor says the measure could divert attention away from a true emergency. the governor did sign a new legislation that targets abuses by the used car dealers who sell older cars to people with bad credit. now they will have to provide warranties for 30 days and post a fair market value on the vehicles they are selling. governor brown vetoed a deal that limited the interest rate. governor jerry brown has 108 bills left to sign before tomorrow's deadline. >>> the power is back on for 11,000 customers in the east bay tonight. it was cutoff for hours after a squirrel crawled into a power substation and did some damage. pg&e says the outage started after 5:00 p.m. in the oakland hills and the berkeley hills. crews restored power before it went out again. the problem has n
with a turbulent past coming up, has chris brown dumped his girlfriend so he can reunite with rihanna? >>> is britney spears being censured in her own home? even her internet use is monitored. >>> a criminal takes aim at his own lawyer in a >>> nicole kidman on her relationship with katie holmes. >> chris brown and rihanna together again, that's a question mark. joining us with the latest hollywood headlines, cohost with the russ parr daytime show. georgia, celebrity watchers across the big apple have been tracking down chris and rihanna for a while now. now we're hearing that chris brown has broken up with his girlfriend. >> sooner or later he would have to release a statement. chris brown and rihanna were at a new york hot spot holed up in a restaurant together, making sure nobody came in. they were at ji-z's concert. somebody tweeted a picture all over the internet last night hugging and kissing and looking very together. then the two were seen leaving a hotel together. staying at the same hotel, leaving the same hotel. then there were the tweets between chris brown and his girlfri
together? new signs of chris brown and rihanna dating again, despite their violent history, and it has some people wondering what she's thinking. today's saturday, october 6th, 2012. >> from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and jenna wolf, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. >> it's good to have you back from afghanistan. safe and sound. >> good to be back. >> and you're back into the thick of politics here in this country as well. >> it feels like this presidential race has been going on for so long now, but one month from today, voters nationwide will head to the polls and that's it. >> they say it's been -- after a rough debate, a little good news for president obama. unemployment fell to its lowest level since he took office. >>> we're going to look at what's driving the higher prices. >> a story of a miraculous recovery. a 23-year-old woman's brush with death when her skull was separated from her spine in a car accident. she'll be here to tell us how doctors were able to help her survive. >> it's call
. scott brown is no better than even in massachusetts. other states where there were hoping to pick up north dakota, missouri, the candidates faltered. the numbers are not so good there. on the house side, democrats need 25, but they have a bunch of vulnerable incumbents. the number of seats where democrats are retiring could cause republicans to pick up as well. host: you were in missouri last week. what did you hear about the senate race? guest a once upon a time, claire mccaskill was the most democrats -- most vulnerable democrat, if not the most vulnerable incumbent. she had been very close with barack obama, and he was very unpopular in the state. and she had this controversy where there was an airplane owned by her family that was being written off for tax reasons. then came the republican primary and taught a can, he won in the primary somehow, though thought to be the weakest. then he had this unfortunate comment about how legitimate rate is not likely to cause pregnancy -- rape is not likely to cause pregnancy, becoming fodder for late-night comedians and giving heartburn to r
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